Learn How to Sew with Dritz Products, Projects and Education

96 Brand New Dritz Sewing Items

Wow! That’s a lot of new products!

So, we heard you like to make bags, and that you need coordinating hardware to finish them professionally. We also know that you’re solution-oriented, so that broken zipper slide, you want to fix it. New elastics and clever tools, they’re always top items, too. Check out all of our new Dritz® sewing goodies and prepare to be thrilled. You told us what you wanted, and we listened. Isn’t it nice when things work out that way?

In stores now and ready for you now.


Learn How to Sew with Dritz Products, Projects and Education

Tool Talk

How to use a hem gauge.

If you have never used the Dritz® Ezy-Hem® gauge for hemming, you are in for a surprise! This super handy tool lets you press an edge without having to pin or measure first. You’ll use it for hems, pockets, waistbands and more. Wow!

Hummingbird Needle Threader

Fan Favorite

What a tweet.

A little birdie told us this multi-functional hummingbird needle threader is pretty cool! Use it to quickly and easily thread hand sewing needles. Extras include a thread cutter and a lanyard hold. And that cute shape!

Leather & Metal Labels

New: Leather / Metal Labels

Celebrate handmade.

Got a project that’s handmade? Proclaim it loud and proud with Dritz® leather and metal labels. They’re easy to apply, just attach to original projects with embroidery floss or rivets. Sayings include: original, stitched, made with love & more.

Omnigrid Website

Omnigrid is Online

See what we’ve got.

Your Omnigrid® product resource is right here. Check out our website and discover the full range of Omnigrid® acrylic rulers, cutting mats, tools and accessories, and perfect your fabric cutting techniques for sewing and quilting projects.

Learn How to Sew with Dritz Products, Projects and Education

Learn How to Sew

There's No Time Like Now

Make 2017 the year that you learn how to sew. Not sure where to start? Let us help! First, you’ll need to gather a collection of the most-used, must-have sewing supplies. You’ll need tools for cutting, marking and measuring; pins and pin storage; and a variety of needles for hand and machine sewing.

For tips on how to use Dritz® products, visit our YouTube channel and see our products in action. Our educational page is packed with informative tutorials. And if social media is your thing, connect with us on Instagram and Pinterest where we share visual tips and techniques every single day.

Wondering what should you make first? The projects-at-a-glance section of our make something blog has ideas for your kids, your home, yourself – and just for FUN! Many projects are ideal for beginners.

Come on - you can do it!


Dritz Hand Sewing Needle Know How

Needle Know How

The right needle for the job.

Hand sewing needles: there are many parts, sizes and styles to understand. It can be tricky for the seasoned sewist, and certainly the beginner! Our needle know how blog post is one of the most shared and pinned for a reason - it teaches you which needle to use based on your project type. 

Dritz Espadrilles Boots and Moccasins

Winter Kicks

Espadrilles all year.

Yes, classic espadrilles are usually associated with warm weather, but check these out! You can use Dritz® Espadrilles jute soles to make boots, moccasins and suede fringe shoes. The sewing patterns for all styles can be found on the sole pages. Our blog has fitting and sewing tips to help you along.

Omnigrid cutting mat, rotary cutter and gridded ruler

Best Work Space

Omnigrid® wins.

Set yourself up for success with an Omnigrid® cutting station. With an Omnigrid® cutting mat, gridded ruler and rotary cutter you can measure and cut your fabric precisely every time. Just getting started? Choose the 45mm rotary cutter, 18" x 24" mat, and 6" x 24" ruler.

Dritz Metallic Elastic Waist Skirts

Party On

It's your time to shine.

Elastic waist skirts are popular for a reason: they're great for all seasons, ages and occasions. You'll find Dritz® soft waistband elastic in a rainbow of fun colors and metallics. And don't forget about the PJ bottoms, boxers and lounge pants! Lots of easy-sew, fun-to-wear options. 

New Dritz Sewing Supplies, 2016

New Pins, Fasteners, Storage & More

Ready for the big reveal?

It's time! It's time! We're so excited to share our new Dritz® sewing product news with you. Why? Because sewists and quilters love new tools! We've been sharing some sneak peeks via our social media spaces and so far, you guys are pumped. And that makes us very happy! So, without further delay ... below are a few of the early stand-outs in our lineup. Jump to all of our new sewing items here.

Your sewing stash is looking better than ever.


Top Project

Make this arm-band phone pouch.

Did you resolve to get in shape and sew more, too? Accomplish both with this darling arm-band phone pouch accessory. It's a favorite sewing project, now trending on our blog! It features Dritz® metallic elastic to make the band.

Make Clothes Happy

New laundry solutions.

Yes, you can find laundry solutions in the sewing department. Check out our new colorful clothes pins and swivel drying hooks.The full line of Dritz® clothing care items is chock full of clever items to help you manage laundry. 

Espadrilles Time

Put some DIY in your step.

'Tis the season for Dritz® Espadrilles DIY shoemaking products! In just a couple of hours you can make a pair of espadrilles that are uniquely yours. Customize your kicks by choosing fabrics, yarns and embellishments of your choice. Our blog is loaded with instruction and inspiration! 

Dritz® Sewing is on YouTube

SEE us in action!!

If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine have valuable a video is! Check out the new Dritz® sewing channel on YouTube and see your favorite or most-asked about products in use. You'll learn about Dritz® sewing, quilting, crafts and DIY items.

Dritz DIY Espadrille shoes: cut, sew & stitch

Product Scoop: Dritz DIY Espadrilles

Creative kicks in just about two hours.

If you’re a maker or sewist looking for the latest and greatest accessory to call your own, step out in a pair of Dritz Espadrilles. It’s a brand new collection of shoemaking products and it’s super exciting. Why? Because in just about two hours you can make espadrilles that are totally unique. We’ve got jute espadrille soles, fashion fabrics and some well-curated sewing supplies that are essential for shoemaking.  Young fashionistas can sport handmade espadrilles, too – the soles are available in adult, kids and toddler sizes.

This classic summer shoe is yours for the making.

Dritz Espadrilles fabrics

Fashion Fabrics

For fabulous feet.

Fashion fabrics in solids, stripes and polka dots should get the wheels turning. Choose lining fabrics for the inside of your espadrilles; they coordinate nicely with the fashion fabrics in color and scale. Both are 100% cotton and come in a package of 16” x 22” – perfect for one pair of espadrilles.

Glass head pins hold fabric in place on Dritz DIY Espadrilles

Glass Head Pins

Long and strong.

In the course of making DIY espadrilles, we discovered some sewing supplies that make certain tasks easier. For example, holding the fabric in place on the soles is best accomplished with the Dritz Espadrilles glass head pins. They are extra strong and have a longer length to penetrate fabric and soles.

Dritz Espadrilles kids, toddler and adult jute soles

Jute Espadrilles

Soles with soul.

Fun for the whole family here! You can make espadrilles for yourself, or kids and toddlers. Each style comes in a variety of sole sizes and each package contains complete instructions and sewing patterns. Jump to the item page for the size you wish to make and you’ll find the PDF files right here on our website, too!

Dritz DIY Espadrilles shoes

Personalize & Customize

It's all you.

What will you do with your espadrilles? Buttons? Embroidery? Elastic? Matching or contrasting fabrics and yarns? Need some ideas? Check out our Espadrilles Pinterest board  - we’ve been pinning all kinds of espadrilles to get you inspired.

50 New Dritz Sewing Items

50 New Dritz Sewing Items

Introducing the latest & greatest Dritz sewing supplies!

Looking for some clever new sewing tools to freshen up your collection of sewing supplies? Or do you have some sewing projects begging for a special fastener? Check out our exciting arsenal of brand new Dritz items – you'll find colorful new elastics, specialty straight pins, and novel tools and fasteners to make your sewing easier and more fashionable.

(Really like the new items shown in the image at the left? Jump right to them here: Seam Fix™ seam ripper, ruched elastic, pearlized heart pins, Twist 'N Select™ needle storage tube.)  

Solutions & innovations for modern sewing.

Dritz suspender mitten clips and slide adjusters

Suspender Clips & Slide Adjusters

Dapper, indeed.

Young dudes and mature gents alike will be lookin’ good in DIY suspenders made with new Dritz suspender clips in black or white. New slide adjusters provide the perfect fit for suspenders (and other straps). They work with 1” fabric, elastic or webbing.  

New Dritz ruched, ruffled and FOE elastic


Ruched, ruffled & FOE.

Wow! Still a lot of crafting going on with elastics! New ruched elastic has soft, romantic pleating and is available in 9 colors. We’ve rounded out our range of FOE and ruffled elastics with new colors, too. Need ideas? Our blog is loaded with elastics inspiration – you’ll find loads of projects, usage tips and more.

Dritz straight pins

Straight Pins

For specialty DIY & crafts.

New Dritz straight pins have specific purposes for specialty DIY endeavors. You’ll use map pins for pin art or commemorating travel. Petite pearlized pins have short shafts for floral crafts. Long pearlized pins and heart pearlized pins address general sewing needs, while being just plain pretty. Our blog shows these new pins in use.

Dritz tab closures

Tab Closures

Fab fasteners.

If you’re making your own garments or accessories, don’t they deserve special fasteners? Our new tab closures (in brown and black) add just the details you need – they’re unique and on-trend! Our blog shows you how to sew them on using a sewing machine and clear thread

Loran embroidery tools and Dritz cover buttons

Celebrate Needlecraft

Fresh and modern is the name of the game.

Now is the time for needlecraft! There is so much going on in the world of needle and thread – isn’t it exciting? Popular embroidery designs are clean and colorful, with simple stitches that are easy to master. Traditional techniques are married with modern colors and fibers to create the perfect aesthetic. Our stable of Loran stitchery tools provides organization, innovation and comfort while you stitch.   

Are you in love yet?

Loran needle puller

Loran Needle Puller

That feels good.

Our new needle puller pulls and grips needles keeping your fingers and/or thumb comfy. There are two pullers per package, so you can find the combination that works best for you (wear on finger or thumb only, or wear both simultaneously). What a relief!

Loran magent board

Loran Magnet Board

Create a better work space.

It’s more fun to stitch when you have a work space that is organized. Counted cross stitch projects in particular call for special tools. The Loran magnet board, folding stand and line magnifier hold all of your supplies together. Ah, now that’s efficient!

Loran shawl pin closures

Loran Shawl Pins

Fashion & function unite.

Projects that are knitted or crocheted are seasonal favorites. Scarves, wraps and capes continue to be must-have winter accessories – they add flair to even the most basic outfit. Finish off handmade goodies with a new shawl pin closure, and you’re lookin’ good!

Dritz cover buttons

Dritz Cover Buttons

Great with embroidery.

Dritz cover buttons and templates are ideal for use with embroidered fabrics. Think quick and easy cross stitch designs. Think favorite fabric scraps. Think about that old coat or accessory that needs a dash of “wow.” Master the technique here

DIY Halloween Projects and Dritz Product Ideas

DIY Halloween Projects & Product Ideas

Inspiration for making some pretty spooky stuff.

Isn’t Halloween one of your favorite holidays? The more creative and off-the-wall your costumes and party decorations are, the better! We’ve got some great inspiration to fuel your DIY projects. Some favorite costume ideas: a 10-minute no-sew Frankenstein and a witchy elastic waist tulle skirt – both of these work well for kids and adults. Visit our blog for more Halloween madness.

Come on, we know you love Halloween.

Dritz elastic for Halloween DIY costume making

Dritz Elastic for Halloween Costumes

Skirts, belts, masks and more.

You’ll be surprised at how handy elastic is for Halloween making. Woven non-roll elastic is great for belts and skirts because it resists twisting. Little princesses will love the sparkle that glitter elastic adds to costumes and accessories. The sky’s the limit with new fold-over elastic; there are many colors and prints perfect for a variety of projects. 

Dritz safety pins for Halloween DIY costume making

Dritz Safety Pins for Halloween No-Sew

Costumes made easy!

Safety pins work in a functional way to simply hold costumes together in a pinch. There are also some clever ways to use safety pins as the main design feature of your costume. Not sure what we mean? Check out this skull t-shirt. Need more? You’ve probably seen Frankenstein – he’s a favorite.

Dritz cheesecloth for Halloween crafts

Dritz Cheesecloth for Halloween Crafts

Webs, ghosts and party décor.

Cheesecloth for Halloween? Yes, sir! This versatile material is inexpensive and super easy to use. You can buy it packaged or by-the-yard for tons of Halloween fun. You can drape just about anything with cheesecloth for quick and easy party decorating, or use it to make ghoulish ghosts and unique treats.

Dritz fusibles and Stitch Witchery for no-sew crafts

Dritz Fusibles for Halloween Making

Iron it on and you’re ready.

Not a sewist? No worries. You’ll want to browse the fusibles and Stitch Witchery® items that are perfect for no-sew costume making and quick seasonal decorations. How do you use it? Simply sandwich it between fabric layers and press. Easy or what? Liquid Stitch™ Original fabric glue is another great no-sew option.

Use Dritz sewing elastics for DIY back-to-school fashion and accessories including hair ties, headbands and shoelaces

Make Something Original

DIY gear & accessories for back-to-school.

Get the new school year kicked off right! Dress to impress with cool looks that are easy to DIY using Dritz elastics. You can make punchy hair ties and shoelaces in a matter of minutes. Overachievers can whip up an easy-sew device pouch or two using basic sewing supplies and skills. You’re sure to get extra credit for spirit and originality.  

The easiest A+ you'll ever get.

Label accessories and personal belongings with Dritz marking kit, pens and stencils

Keep Track of your Stuff

Label it with the Dritz Marking Kit.

No more lost gym suits or missing backpacks. Label personal items with the Dritz Marking Kit – it’s simple. Easy-to-use iron-on fabric applies to many surfaces. Marking pens and stencils give you a professional result and won’t bleed through clothes like permanent markers might. Lots of ideas for school!

New styles and colors of Dritz printed sewing elastics are ideal for back-to-school DIY and crafting

Dritz Woven Fold-Over Elastic

Who’s got spirit?

Crafting for school events is going to be fun this fall! You can make all kinds of unique accessories that show off your school or team colors (think woven braceletshair ties & headbandsbookmarksbelts). Check out the full range of woven fold-over elastics and let your creativity run wild! 

Make a key fob using new Dritz sewing hardware, elastics and other basic sewing supplies

New Dritz Key Fob Hardware

Popular + practical = win, win!

Your keys have never looked better. Combine our new key fob hardware with elastics and/or fabric and you’ve got a snazzy set of keys, friends. Show team spirit by using elastics in school colors; fobs are fun to make and easy to find when buried in backpacks or purses. 

New styles and colors of Dritz glitter and ruffled sewing elastics are ideal for back-to-school DIY and crafting

Dritz Ruffled & Glitter Elastics

Sweet and sparkly.

Oh, there are all kinds of projects just waiting to be crafted with glitter and ruffled elastics. Make sure you take a close look at new ruffled styles – you’ll find new sheer ruffles and a new center ruffle style. Totally sweet. Totally ready for your sewing and crafting endeavors.